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18 Dec 2018 description

Kalobeyei, Turkana, Kenya, December 2018 – A year ago, refugees living in the Kalobeyei Integrated Settlement and local residents joined forces to design public spaces in a project designed to reduce tension in the area.

The Kalobeyei Integrated Settlement was set up three years ago to cope with the continuing influx of refugees from Sudan and other regional countries into northern Kenya. The site, comprising of three villages, is 40 kilometres north-west of the refugee camp at Kakuma and close to Kalobeyei “old town” where the host community mostly live.

25 Apr 2018 description

Through the support of Qatar Fund for Development and the United Nations Darfur Fund in Sudan; UN-Habitat, UNDP, FAO, the Global Land Tool Network (GLTN), Ministry of Environment, Natural Resources and Physical Development (MoENPD), and Darfur Land Commission(DLC) co-hosted the first Land Conference on 15-16 in April 2018 in Sudan.

23 Mar 2018 description

Khartoum 22 March 2018– Through the support of the Government of Japan, UN-Habitat this week launched the project ‘Support to Hosting Communities Affected by South Sudanese Refugees in White Nile State’.

The project aims to deliver safe, clean and accessible market places as centres for the hosting communities and South Sudanese refugees in Aljabalain Locality, White Nile State that prevent widespread of diseases including Acute Watery Diarrhoea (AWD).

22 Jan 2015 description

Khartoum, 22 January 2015 - UN-Habitat, The United Nations Human Settlements Programme, has signed a Memorandum of Understanding with the Ministry of Environment, Forestries and Urbanisation of Sudan which outlines their commitment to work together on sustainable urban development in the country. The agreement was signed by the Federal Minister, Hon. Hassan Abdelgadir Hilal, and UN Under-Secretary-General and UN-Habitat Executive Director, Dr.

31 Oct 2011 description

Nairobi, 27 Oct 11- The two Sudans met in Nairobi a fortnight ago and agreed to enhance cooperation and promote mutual partnership for the good of the two neighbours since they became separate countries in July.

In a meeting hosted by UN-HABITAT that brought together urban experts working in South Sudan and the Sudan, urban challenges facing the two nations were discussed and possible solutions agreed upon.

14 Dec 2010 description

Nyala, Darfur, 14 Dec 10

From grace to grass is a line usually used to narrate how one has fallen from a higher place but for some internally displaced persons in Sudan's Darfur region, theirs is a story of how they have literally moved from grass to grace, thanks to a project by UN-HABITAT to improve their dwellings. These are some of the most vulnerable victims of conflict anywhere in the world.

Having been displaced by one of Africa's worst conflicts in recent years, the people living here know that when trouble comes, it really comes in hard.

15 Aug 2006 description

Juba, Southern Sudan -UN-HABITAT said the office would help the Government of Southern Sudan devise policy and programmes aimed at achieving sustainable recovery and urban management.